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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles ("the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards")
  1. A river in Switzerland and France that flows from the Alps to the Mediterranean Sea.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rhone

Trevor D. Rhone was a playwright, writer, and playwrightandwriter. Trevor was given the name Trevor Dave Rhone on March 24th, 1940. He passed away on September 15th, 2009.


Marty Rhone is a pop music singer-songwriter, actor, manager, and talent manager. He plays Vocals. He has been prominent since 1965. Marty was given the name Karel Lawrence van Rhoon on May 7th, 1948 in Surabaya. Marty is also known as van Rhoon and Karel Lawrence.


He was most prominent from 1975 to 1984. Earnie was born on August 20th, 1953 in Ogden, Arkansas. Earnie is also known as Ernest Rhone.


Arthur-Ali Rhoné was an amateur scholar. Arthur-Ali was born on March 14th, 1836 in Paris, France. He passed away on June 7th, 1910.


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Popularity of Rhone as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rhone U.S.
  White 30.23% 64.26%
  African American 61.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rhone

People with the last name Rhone are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rhone

  • How Popular is the name Rhone? Rhone is the 31,470th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rhone was the 7,167th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rhone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 143 babies born with the first name Rhone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rhone to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rhone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Rhone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rhone is Tuesday, August 27th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Rhone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rhone was in 2017 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Rhone Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rhone is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Rhone: Your name in reverse order is Enohr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eronh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rhone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,667 people with the last name Rhone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rhone? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Rhone as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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